Huawei announced and released Huawei Mate 8 smartphone on November 2015 that comes up with an Android OS v6.0 Marshmallow. This phone has a dimension of 157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm (6.19 x 3.17 x 0.31 in) with 7.9mm thickness and weighs about 185 grams. This phone supports HSPA/ GSM/ LTE network configurations.
It uses Nano-SIM – NXT-L09 and Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – NXT-L29. The display is of 16M colors and has IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen size is 6.0 inches, and the screen-to-body ratio is 78.0%. The screen resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels which are precisely 441 PPI pixel density. It supports multitouch and comes up with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection with Emotion UI 4.0.
It has got HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset, and CPU comprises of Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 + quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53 processors. The GPU used is Mali-T880 MP4. The internal memory available is 32GB with 3GB RAM – NXT-L09, NXT-L29 and 64 GB with 4GB RAM – NXT-L29. It also supports micro SD slot that could be upgraded up to 128 GB, but it uses SIM 2 slot.
The primary camera comprises of a 16 MP, f/2.0, 27 mm, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, while secondary comprises of 8 MP, f/2.4, 26 mm, 1080 p camera. The primary camera features include 1/2.8″ sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, and HDR.
The video feature is [email protected], [email protected], 720p @120fps, HDR and stereo sound recording. The microphone jack is 3.55mm and has got stereo loudspeakers. The WLAN supported are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, DLNA, and hotspot. The Bluetooth version is 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR.
It also has Stereo FM radio. The USB available is v2.0 micro USB, USB Host. It also comes with compass, accelerometer, gyro barometer and proximity sensors. The messaging can be performed via MMS, SMS threaded view, Email and Push mail. The GPS technology is A-GPS, BDS, GLONASS. The browser is HTML5.
It comes with fast battery charging feature that charges 37% in 30 mins. The battery used is Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAH battery that gives up to 528(3G) standby and 98h music play with 103h endurance rating. The colors available are Champagne Gold, Moonlight Silver, Space Gray, and Mocha Brown.